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The musical Milk And Honey, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
The Paul Winter Sextet is playing during three weeks at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Maurice Chevalier is starring in a one-man show during four weeks at The Ziegfeld Theater, New York City, USA.
Xavier Cugat and Abbe Lane play at The San Juan Hotel, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
Eddie Fisher is playing at The Desert Inn, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Accordionist and singer Dick Contino is playing at Ray's Supper Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Luisillo And His Spanish Dance Theatre, a 28-piece troupe, provide music and dance billed as "The Greatest Show Ever Brought To Town" during a week of shows at Sky, Singapore, Asia.
Jo Stafford records Let's Get Away From It All for Reprise Records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley continues filming scenes for his next movie, Fun In Acapulco, at Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jackie Washington plays at Club 47, Cambridge (near Boston), Massachusetts, USA.
Judy Garland is playing during a three-week engagement at the South Shore Room, Harrah's Resort, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
James Roberts is born in Hollis, Queens, New York City, USA. He will achieve success as Ed Lover, rapper, actor, musician, radio personality and MTV VJ.
The Robert DeCormier Folk Singers are playing at The Bitter End, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, during a fifteen-night stand.
Brian Hyland, Little Eva and The Brook Brothers play at The ABC, Cleethorpes, England, UK, Europe.
Homer And Jethro and Jennie Smith are the musical guests on The Steve Allen Playhouse tv show, live from the St. Paul Winter Carnival.
Herbie Mann, Bola Sete and Sergio Recardo open at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Helen Shapiro begins recording sessions in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, with Elvis Presley's Jordanaires as backing vocalists, and Owen Bradley as producer.
Lenny Bruce is arrested on obscenity charges following a performance at The Unicorn in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Barron Knights play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Merseybeats play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, supported by Billy Kramer and The Coasters.
Buck Owens rings songwriter Johnny Russell to ask permission to record his song Act Naturally. In fact, Owens has already recorded the track and his real motive for ringing is to ask Russell for the publishing rights, which the songwriter agrees to.
The Beach Boys have recording sessions in Los Angeles, California, USA, during which they work on the songs Finders Keepers, Surf Jam and Stoked.
Buck Owens records Act Naturally at Capitol Recording Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The song will give Owens his first No1 Billboard Country Chart hit but will probably achieve its widest exposure when it is re-recorded by The Beatles in 1965, with drummer Ringo Starr handling the vocals.
Etta Jones records It's Magic, Love Walked In and Like Someone In Love in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for her Prestige Records LP Love Shout.
When their gig at the Black Cat Club in Sheffield, England, UK, Europe, is oversold, The Beatles move to a venue with a bigger capacity, The Azena Ballroom. On the same day, the Beatles play another gig, at The Astoria Ballroom, Oldham, England, UK, Europe.
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